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Democracy Now! Wednesday, July 16, 2003


Published July 16, 2003


Headlines
Bush Takes in $34M in Fundraising With Help From Enron Pals
Bomb Kills Puerto Rican Soldier in Iraq
Washington Post: Niger-Iraq Link Among Several White House Nuclear Claims Proved False
CIA Says Administration Exaggerating Syria’s WMD Threat
Anti-Muslim Incidents Increases By 15 percent in U.S.
Human Rights Watch: Rapes & Sexual Assault Increase in Iraq
More Headlines…

- Iran Admits its Security Forces Beat to Death an International Journalist; her Son Demands the Return of her Body to Canada

Zahra Kazemi was taking pictures of a notorious prison in Tehran. Democracy Now! speaks with her son, her friend, a Doctor who spoke with witnesses to her beating by Iranian police and a member of the Committee to Protect Journalists.

- Trading With the "Enemy": Halliburton & GE Make Millions Trading With Iran

As head of Halliburton and as U.S. Vice President, Dick Cheney lobbied to remove sanctions against Iran to allow his business to profit off the Iranian dictatorship.

- U.S. Freelance Reporter Billy Nessen Faces a Five Year Sentence in Indonesia

We speak with filmmaker David Martinez who traveled with Billy Nessen through Aceh, former U.S. embassy official Edward McWilliams and Lesley McCulloch who was jailed in Aceh.


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